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Observatory Parameters
Nov 22
Ashburn
Clouds: Seeing:
Waxing Crescent
10:18 20:21

Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 4653 Galaxy in Virgo Constellation

Size: 3.1' x 2.7' Magnitude: 12.2 Also known as CGCG 15-9, IRAS 12412-0017, MCG 0-33-6, PGC 42847, UGC 7900
Credit: NGC/IC Project

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Data Sheet

23.1
12h 43m 50s
-0º 33' 39''
0.0088
SBc - Barred Spiral
121 M light years
Last visited objects: NGC 4653

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